This is an analysis of the poem Vaso Grego that begins with:

Esta de áureos relevos, trabalhada
De divas mãos, brilhante copa, um dia,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X a X X X X X X a X X a X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 100101001000 01011010110 101101010100 1011000110110 101100111100 10110100101000 01010110110 1001010100 10111011010 10011100100000110 101011010011 1001111110010 10100010110 11110101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 16
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 32
  • Average number of words per stanza: 7
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; de, o are repeated.

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  • summary of Vaso Grego;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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